How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Saturn SW2 Key Fob

How to Replace the Battery in a 1997 Saturn SW2 Key Fob

If your Saturn keyless entry remote is no longer working well, the cell battery most likely needs to be replaced. It's not difficult to change the battery in your key fob DIY. All you need is described in this post.

What size battery does 1997 Saturn SW2 remote key fob required

Changing battery in key fob require flat head screwdriver and 1xCR2032 battery. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the type of your keyless entry fob's batteries.
  • flat head screwdriver
  • 1xCR2032 battery

Step by step instruction

Inside of your remote key fob installed small button cell battery. Delicately try to open your fob with pry tools. Remove 1 CR2032 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Change old battery with fresh one CR2032. Be sure to connect the battery the right way around in a circuit. Your key will not work if you connect battery wrong way.

Before assembling fob’s case, check that everything is functioning by testing buttons on keyless entry remote.

The last thing to do is put your cover back on fob. Accurately try to assemble the pieces together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob body for gaps. If it is not tightly closed try to repeat last step.

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Still not working? Buy new one


Remote key fob of Saturn SW2 use 1xCR2032 batteries. Most CR2032 batteries are under $6 build upon the type, brand and size packaging you buy. You can take old battery to the store, to find a proper replacement.

Key fob in most of cases do not require to be reprogrammed after battery replace. If your key fob not working, recheck new battery voltage. If it is not help, read user's manual or contact local dealer.

Changing your key fob battery is simple to do in 1997 Saturn SW2. Most of car manufacturers think of the clients and make a special hole for keyless entry remote open.

Dealer service pricing for change the battery in keyless entry remote is $50-600 depending on the brand.

You should change batteries inside keyless entry remote of Saturn SW2 at least once in three or four years. The term of battery differ on their amount of use, quality and operating conditions. Lithium cells normally will last longer.

These signs will alert you that it's possible time to change battery in your 1997 Saturn SW2: multiple clicks to unlock or lock doors required, key fob buttons not working, signal strength reduced and you didn't change battery more than 4 years.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: ABO1502T | AB01502T
  2. Models: 1997-1999 Saturn SW2